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Kylinia infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Papenfuss 1947

Publication details
Kylinia infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Papenfuss 1947: 438

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1947). Further contributions toward an understanding of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 433-447.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kylinia is Kylinia rosulata Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Woelkerling

Basionym
Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt

Type information
Type locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, U.S.A. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99). Lectotype: NY (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in the western Sargasso Sea. Rhodora 75: 78-101, 8 figs.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 November 2020.

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